URDC Board member Dan Rhoton was recently interviewed by Forbes magazine as part of its series with entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations serving underprivileged communities. Dan is Executive Director of Hopeworks, a 501(c3) non-profit organization based in Camden NJ that specializes in helping young people overcome the obstacles and trauma in their life to find success.

 

     Dan Rhoton speaking at Camden Catalyst

 

In the interview, Dan spoke about how Hopeworks helps rising youths in underserved communities learn the technical skills they need to succeed. By providing the talents for big companies to hire these youths, it contributes to the revitalization of Camden and changes the narrative of the community to one that attracts people to work, live, and play there.

The entire interview with Dan can be found at Forbe’s on-line at:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/khaitran/2019/03/21/training-the-next-generation-of-entrepreneurs-in-camden-interview-with-dan-rhoton/#6c0041ec67d0